Spring Festival of Fountains will take place on May 22

Peterhof is one of the suburbs of St.Petersburg famous for its Grand Palace and amazing Fountains located in the Lower Gardens.

The fountains operate from May to the end of September (beg.of October, depends on weather conditions), the rest of time the fountains are off.

Therefore, there are 2 holidays every year – the opening of the fountains and the closing of the fountains.

On May 22 at 13:00 on the Grand Cascade in the Lower Park, the Spring Festival of Fountains will take place, which, by tradition, will open the summer season at the Peterhof State Museum-Reserve. This year the ceremony will be dedicated to the 300th anniversary of the water supply system that feeds the fountains of Peterhof, as 2021 is the year of birth of the Peter's the Great miracle - the fountains of Peterhof.

Theatrical action on the Grand Cascade will unfold before the audience a fascinating story of the creation of the fountain system.

By tradition, the Spring Festival of Fountains will end with the launch of the Samson fountain and fireworks over the Great Peterhof Palace. 

Fremad Russia DMC is always at your disposal to arrange tours to Peterhof!